UNEB Releases SMS Code For P7 Examination Results

By | January 27, 2023

UNEB Releases SMS Code For P7 Examination Results

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Individual students will again this year get their results through SMS on their phones, Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has confirmed. Each sms request via short code 6600 that will again be used, will Sh500.

The long-awaited Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results will be officially released at 11am today, after which parents and students can get details via an sms to 6600.

PLE ended before Christmas. Marking took place at 13 centers involving 5,544 examiners.  Education Minister, Janet Kataha Museveni will announce the details today.

PLE was conducted on November 8th and 9th, 2022, with a total of 832,810 candidates registered from 14,153 examination centers. 51.9 percent of the total registered candidates were females and 48.1 percent were males. 583,769 were funded under the Universal Primary Education-UPE program, and 249,041 were non-UPE candidates.


✳ Type PLE <space> Index no.

✳ Send to 6600. For example PLE 003400/001 and send to 6600.

✳ Each SMS costs 500/-

UNEB PLE Results USSD and SMS:

  • UNEB allows all of us to check PLE results in a quick way i.e. all students of Uganda may check the UNEB Results via USSD and SMS platform.


Students can check for the 2022 PLE results using their Mobile Phones through the following procedure;

1. Open the message pad on your Mobile Phone

2. Type the Examination Name as “PLE” (Leave Space)

3. Type Examination Index Number (NO Space)

4. Send to 8383

For Example:

  • <<Exam Name>> <<SPACE>> <<INDEX_NUMBER>>
  • PLE 159922/021 and send to 8383

NB: Each SMS sent to 6600 is charged Shs 500, the service will be available on MTN, ZAIN and UTL networks.

PLE Results Summary

According to Uganda’s education and sports minister, First Lady Janet Museveni, Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE), indicated improved general performance.

UNEB said the results will be released by the Minister for Education and Sports Janet Museveni at 11:00 am from State House, Nakasero.

“Official Release of PLE results on Friday, January 2024 at State House Nakasero,” UNEB posted after the meeting.

Multiple media and communication channels, both conventional and social, will be utilized, with live broadcasts to ensure wide access to the public, UNEB said, adding that candidates, parents, and other interested parties may use the Short Message Services (SMS) on mobile telecom networks which will post the results of candidates on their mobile sets instantly.

“As soon as the results are released, on Friday afternoon, UNEB said candidates, parents, and stakeholders will be able to access the results of individual learners via SMS by typing PLE <Space> Full Index Number, e.g. 003301/368 and send to 6600 on all mobile telecom networks,” she said.

For School administrations, UNEB officials explained that results will be uploaded on the examination center portals to enable schools to download the results as they are officially released.


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